Katherine Morcos

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Katherine Morcos
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  1. A comunity center where  people could learn new skills and get help such as food and medicine
    settlementhouse
  2. workers refusing to work until employers meet their demands
    strike
  3. a person who sets up and runs a business
    entrepreneur
  4. oil
    petroleum
  5. a railroad that crossed the entire contient
    transcontinental railroad
  6. very tall buildings
    skyscraper
  7. a group of workers who join together to improvworking conditions
    labor union
  8. an economic system in wich people are free to start and run their own businesses with limited government control
    free enterprise
  9. poorly built apartment buildings
    tenements
  10. government controls that were placed to limit immigration
    regulations
  11. this allows workers and employers to discuss and agree on working conditions
    collective bargaining
  12. public announcement that tells people about a product or opportunity
    adverutisment
  13. immigrant who wrote the stars and stripes forever
    John Philip
  14. a Chinese girl whose fight to attend public school led to a separate school for Chinese children in San Francisco
    Mamie Tape
  15. an engineer who believed in the idea of building the Transcontinental Railroad
    Theodore Judah
  16. Stanford Huntington Hopkins and Croker
    the big four
  17. built oil refineries and owned standard oil copany
    John D. Rockefeller
  18. invented the first practical light bulb
    Tomas Edison
  19. started Hull House a Settlement house in Chicago
    Gates Starr
  20. labor leader who helped start the AFL (american federtion of labor)
    Samul Gopers
  21. improved an air brake system to stop trains more effectively
    Granville T. Woods
  22. invented the telephone
    Aalxzander Gran Bell
  23. built steel mills and became very wealthy
    Andrew Carnegie
  24. invented improved light bulb filament and an efficient way to produce it
    Lewis Lattimer
  25. a skilled herbalist who came from China to California where he opened an herb shop
    Yee Fung Cheung
  26. used steel frames to construct much taller buildings
    William Jenney
  27. used steel cables and beams to build suspended brdges
    John Roebling

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